University | 7:55 pm | February 22, 2013 | By Julia Zorthian

Dept. of Defense center will not be established, Yale confirms

The University confirmed in a Friday afternoon statement that the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) will not fund the training center School of Medicine Psychiatry Professor Charles Morgan told the News he planned to open with a $1.8 million grant from the Department of Defense. “No center of this type would be established at Yale without »

University | 5:47 pm | February 22, 2013 | By Julia Zorthian

Dept. of Defense decision draws cheers

Students and Elm City residents, who gathered outside Sterling Memorial Library to protest a proposed Department of Defense training center, celebrate the DoD's announcement that the center would not receive funding.

More than 30 undergraduates, graduate students and New Haven residents gathered in front of Sterling Memorial Library this afternoon in what was supposed to be a protest against a proposed Department of Defense training center but turned into a victory rally, after reports earlier this afternoon indicated that the Department of Defense would not fund the project. »

University | 4:04 pm | February 22, 2013 | By Julia Zorthian

Dept. of Defense will not fund training center

The Department of Defense will no longer award a $1.8 million grant to the School of Medicine to open a training center for Army soldiers, according to a statement from Deputy Public Affairs Officer for U.S. Special Operations Command Kenneth McGraw to the New Haven Register this morning. The Department of Defense retracted its original statement »

University | 10:41 pm | February 21, 2013 | By Julia Zorthian

Proposed DOD center on hold

The University will not move forward with development of the proposed Center for Operational Neuroscience until concerns raised by members of the Yale and New Haven communities are fully investigated, School of Medicine Dean Robert Alpern said in a Thursday night statement. “Members of the Yale and New Haven communities have raised concerns about a »